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micht n m.(Lat.amictus)apriest's amice: mar fholuigheas an
m. ¤ an sagart, Eochairsg. 36.2 .an miochd, Luc. Fid. 163.15 .
m'fainne, mo mhicht(said by a bishop), RC xxxvii 352 § 8.
Muire na miocht Mary of the amices(i.e.of the Mass), Arch.
85Hib. i 100 § 23. Of theJewish high-priest's mitreorturban:
míochd, Exod. xxviii 4 (=míter xxix 6 ).Of anarticleof
clothingworn by women: míocht sirig ar a brat fo gach
rioghain` embroidery ' (?), Duan. Finn i 65.14 .miocht`acoiffe
orhead-dressfor women', Dinneen .Cf. micht, IGT Dec. § 95,
p. 127 ,g s. inmheachta , ib. ex. 1670 .

5 michuirdech adj o, ā.m̅c̅ micuirdech, LL 386a48 .ara síair
mengaig míchuirtig(of the Fury Megaera), TTébe 4318 .tir
in mīrūin bæglaig ṁichairdig(of Hell), LB 256b (marg.).
atomraracht . . . co mianach míchuirdech, Aisl. MC 85.1 .Cf.
míochoirteach` monstrous ', O'R. andmichoirthe.

10 1 mid n u,n.andm. midh(m.), IGT Dec. § 71. g s. meadha, ex.
1550 . Mead,metheglin: m. ¤ .i. combrec ro truailled and .i.
med(i.e.it is a corruption of Welshmedd), Corm. Y 853. n s.
(with art.)ammidmass, IT i 77.20 ( LL 261a23 ) =in mid, Eg.
fín ┐ m. ¤ do dáil fair, TBC 1614. dabach do m. ¤ medrach, SC
15 33. fa ro-beg do midh a dīl very little mead sufficed him(of
Colum C.), ZCP vii 304.9 .m. ¤ cuill hazel-mead , xiii 276.2 .as e
mo miodh mh'uisci fúar cold water is my mead, Buile S. 86.9 .
pait meda, LU 4455. mesce tre ol cormae no chingiti medæ,
Mon. Tall. § 40. gáir meda the shout of (those that drink) mead,
20 Met. Dinds. iv 368. ba mac meda co fledól, Anecd. ii 35 § 8.
Frangcaigh . . . santaigh senmedha thirsting for old mead, IT
iii 91 § 128 = Bruchst. i § 36 .d'ól meadha mhais, A. Ó
Dálaigh lv 9 .
Compds.i nArd Macha mid-adbail`rich in mead', Met.
25Dinds. iv 130. for ríg midcharthach Mide mead-loving , ii 44 .
¤ chuach amead-cup: combo móir béolu midchuaich, LU
4482 =fidchōich, TBC² 395 (YBL). ¤ garb:ic ríg Macha
midgairb`wild with mead', Met. Dinds. iii 368 (butcf. iv 222.2
quoted under3 mid-). ¤ ól mead-drinking , LL 369 marg. inf.
30 fian Mhuaidhe is millsi midoil, 394.4 .a hucht Muimnech in
mid-ōil mead-quaffing Munstermen, MacCarthy 426 z . ¤ ólach:
in fiad mesta m. rich in draughts of mead, Met. Dinds. iii 136
(midōlmar v.l.). ¤ rian:dar midriana streams of mead, ZCP xi
80 § 3 . With theg s.stemmed-in poetry (metri gratiâ):ar
35shluagh Mhúir mheadh-altruim mBreagh` mead-producing '
(: eanac[h]luinn), Studies 1928, 675 § 8 .tri fichit med ba med-
rand`three score measures was his share of mead', Met. Dinds.
iv. 344. See also follg.

2 mid n honour,renown?a word (if genuine) confined to poetry,
40perhaps an arbitrary use of1 mid.míodh` honour,dignity ',
O'R. ?flaith co fáthaib fogaib mid` respect ', Met. Dinds. iv
96.103 (see note; in v 276 taken as acc. ofmed`balance').
Ethur ard fofuair miodh` renown ', Leb. Gab. i 168.2 ,cf.
Keat. i 224.5 .fleadh choitchionn do fhleadh, a Ch.; miodh ar
45thruaghuibh ┐ ar thréanaibh do mhiodh`an honour for the
weak and for the strong is thy honour
' (?), Todd Lect. iv 66 § 13
(=1 mid?). ?doraid (.i. rig) Muman m. ¤ co mend | Faelchad
file faebur fland, LL 43a36 . ?sacart Airdmacha midh ciuil,
Arch. iii 307 § 28 (perh. =1 mid: the poem contains frequent
50humorous allusions to liquors;cf. §§ 20 , 23 ).Cf.also:Flann
. . . mid-suī sīde suiges lind | tiug-suī tīre trī Finn Fland(a sage
of renown
?a mead-sage who imbibes liquor? ofFlann Maini-
strech), ib. 308.6 (same poem) =midhsui sidhe suidheas lind
(`contemplative sage is he who sits with us' O'Don.), FM ii 870.

55 3 mid nin compds. mid-,middle,centre:used exceptionally as
absol., folld. by gen.:mac rig Muide mid samraid | fuair i fid
uaine ingin in midsummer, YBL 118a marg. inf.= Bruchst.
i § 161 .fo midh abunn, BLism. 176rb35 .
IWith adj. in primary sense, or occasionally in that of
60 middling,partially ,cf. mid .i. leth, O'Mulc. 821. ¤ garb:ós
brúachaib mara midgairb`of the rough mid-sea', Met. Dinds.
iv 222.2 (butcf. iii 368.38 quoted under1 mid). ¤ lán:is
midlán inbėr Linni Luachainne half-full , CRR 11. go dtárla
an mhuir . . . 'n-a mallmagh mhíodhlán swelling(?), ML 48.1 .
65 cloch dárbo midhlán a glac, Comp. CC 121.16 ( Med. & Mod.Ir.
Ser. iii ); 120.4 . ¤ lethan:carbad mór midhleathan` middle-
broad ', Todd Lect. iv 74 § 23. Name ofFinn's drinking-cup ,
Fianaig. 56.7 . ¤ oll:mōrarggain . . . Mide mid-uill`of great
central Meath
', Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 33 = LL 184a17 (=1 mid?).
70See alsomidṡeng,-thromm.
IIWith subst., corresponding to Engl. mid-. ¤ aís middle
age , generally of adolescence, period between childhood and
manhood:méidither cenn mic midhaísi, TBC p. 369 n. 14 .
tricha mac midaísi, IT iii 246.91 (LL),cf. ZCP viii 541.22 .co
75snāifitis maic midaísi foraibh, ZCP xi 62 § 5. ML 4.10 . ITS
v 180.2 .níor mhó ná mac miodhaoise, Duan. Finn i 47.10 .
Of the period of life between youth and old age:genus i
n-óide, creisine i mmidais, ettla fri hæs, LB 71 marg. inf.
ním creisineach miodhaoise, Studies 1931, 437 § 10 . ¤ bine:
80 ni m. ¤ insin no venial crime(?), LL 122b28 . ¤ bolg o,m.` middle
bag',belly: midhbolg aice cosmhuil re bolg sidhe, Lism.L.
2223. delbh duine . . . co m. ¤ umai, BB 487a34 .g s.in place-
name:Magh Midhbuilcc (Míbuilgv.l.), BNnÉ 284.14 . Asā,f.
stem:mac midbuilce mela`son of honey-bag', Aisl. MC 33.13
85=milbuilci, 123.36 . ¤ cuairt, see below. ¤ glenn n. acentral
glenorvalley, adepression: tar maige, tar midglinni, FB 47.
sétid maige midglinne, 50 . ¤ guala f. space betweentheshoulders:
ro gabastar . . . a chathbarr . . . dar a midguallib sechtair,
TBC 2535. ¤ lá n. midday: iar medón midlaí, LU 6338 , TBC
2474. ¤ lisse, see-ṡliss. ¤ medón m., strengthened form of
5 medón middle,centre: i midmedon in laei at the height of noon,
CCath. 3516. i midhmedón laoi, FM v 1778. go midhmhedón
erraigh, Hugh Roe 76.2 (fo. 20a) . ¤ nocht midnight: midnoct
nocturn , Thes. i 3.36 .iar midnocht, Aisl. MC 7.14 .hi míd-
nocht na cásc, PH 5009. teit di m. ¤ to midnight mass(on
10Easter Eve), Rule of Céli Dé § 13. do leigthi dochom an
mhiodnochta midnight mass, Rule of Tall. § 54. (Fig.)Colum
C. coinneal tōidhius teóra reachta . . . doréd midhnocht
maighne Erca, ZCP viii 197 § 11. ¤ ṡliss mid-side,mid-beam ;
in older lit. inpl. mid(ṡ)lisse, apparently of rafters or timbers
15in upper part of a room:nos-cuir i n-arda, co ranic midlisi in
tigi, FB 64. flesc . . . adcomced midlisse in tige, 55 .flesc
airgit . . . rosaiged midlissiu in taige, LL 248b42 = TBFr. 82
( Med. & Mod.Ir. Ser. v ).Ofseatrunning along one side of a
room: ro erb fair suidhe . . . for miodhslios na bruighne, Hugh
20Roe 230.31 (61b) .